Congratulations Newly Elected 2019 Executive Board!

Democrats for Equality, Last night, I adjourned my last meeting as president of the San Diego Democrats for Equality and I have to say I am a bit emotional about it. I walked into this club a feisty, misguided Republican, but through love and patience the members of this club forged me into the leader …

VOSD Podcast and Bylaws Proposal

Democrats for Equality, The outpouring of congratulations from club members, elected officials, and friends across the state has been overwhelming, but very much appreciated. This week, club member and our county party’s South Area Vice Chair Kelvin Barrios was elected Chair Pro Tem. Along with Vice Chairs Becca Taylor and Jason Bercovitch, Secretary Orem Robinson, and …

January Club Meeting & ADEM Elections

Democrats for Equality, On Monday, January 7th, we welcomed our new statewide elected officials into office, including Governor Gavin Newsom, Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis, Treasurer Fiona Ma, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara, and State Superintendent for Public Instruction Tony Thurmond. Controller Betty Yee and Secretary of State Alex Padilla were sworn-in to their second terms, and Attorney General Xavier Becerra was sworn-in …

Our Friend, Fentress

Wendell Fentress Ott September 21st, 1931 – May 3rd, 2018 Dear Democrats for Equality, I often think of our club as an extended family. The history that so many members have together, the relationships built in times of struggle and times of triumph run deep. That is why days like …

Fayaz Nawabi in The Washington Post

Democrats for Equality, “Nawabi, a 31-year-old candidate for San Diego City Council, supports almost everything that Trump opposes: He is pro-affordable housing, pro-environment, pro-immigrant and pro-refugee. That makes him part of the blue wave of new liberal candidates spurred to run by Trump’s election and policies. But Nawabi is also …

Club Member Highlight: Larry Baza

Larry Baza is a professional arts administrator with 41 years of experience advocating for the arts at the local, state, and national level. He was recently named Vice Chair of the California Arts Council, and was appointed by then-Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins in 2016. He is the immediate past Chair …

Club Member Highlight: Georgette Gómez

Georgette Gómez is the daughter of working class immigrants, and learned at an early age the importance of giving back to the community and helping those less fortunate. After attending Serra High, she earned a B.A. in Environmental and Natural Resource Geography from San Diego State University, and worked to …